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Board of Scientific Counselors - Meeting Agenda

September 9-10, 2004 NCHS Auditorium 3311 Toledo Rd. Hyattsville, MD 20782

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Thursday, September 9, 2004

2:00 pm
Welcome and Introductions
Edward J. Sondik, Ph.D., Director, NCHS
June E. O’Neill, Ph.D., Chair, BSCNCHS

2:15 pm
State of the Center
Edward J. Sondik, Ph.D

2:45 pm
Question and Discussion Session - BSC Members

3:00 pm
Report from the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)
Vickie Mays, Ph.D., NCVHS Liaison
Aldona Robinns, Ph.D., BSCNCHS

3:30 pm

4:00 pm
Role of the BSC and how to best assist NCHS
June E. O'Neill, Ph.D., Chair, BSC NCHS
Edward J. Sondik, Ph.D., Director, NCHS

5:30 pm

Friday, September 10, 2004

8:30 am
Discussion of Role of the BSC and how to best assist NCHS - BSC Members

10:15 am

10:30 am
Preliminary workgroup sessions on BSC priorities - BSC Members

11:30 am
Reconvene full BSC for summary of workgroup sessions

12:00 pm
Lunch Break

12:45 pm
National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) Cycle 7: Background and Issues
William D. Mosher, Ph.D., National Center for Health Statistics

1:15 pm
Discussion of NSFG 7 Issues - BSC Members

1:30 pm
Public Comment

1:45 pm
Rob Weinzimer, Acting Executive Secretary, BSC

2:00 pm

Future meetings

  • January 27-28, 2005
  • April 7-8, 2005
  • September 15-16, 2005
  • January 12-13, 2006 (proposed)

Please note: Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Kindly mute pagers and cell phones